Aug 9, 2014

Picture of the Day: Meet the Meerkats

Picture of the Day: Meet the Meerkats

Photograph by CHRISTOPHE JOBIC Website | Facebook | Twitter | 500px Taken in Botswana’s Mabuasehube area in the Kalahari desert, this candid capture by Christophe Jobic shows a family of curious meerkats. As Jobic explains on 500px: The sun was setting when I drove by this active family of meerkats (suricata suricata) on a…

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Aug 9, 2014

A Timelapse Tour of North Korea Like You’ve Never Seen

A Timelapse Tour of North Korea Like You’ve Never Seen

Enter Pyongyang is a collaboration between JT Singh and Rob Whitworth. Blending time-lapse photography, acceleration and slow motion, HD and digital animation, they have produced a cutting‐edge panorama of a city still hardly known to the outside world. Below is a FAQ from their video description which provides insight into how the video came…

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Aug 8, 2014

This Guy Set Up His Camera To Make it Look Like Statues Taking Selfies

This Guy Set Up His Camera To Make it Look Like Statues Taking Selfies

On a recent trip to the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork, Ireland, reddit user Jazsus_ur_lookin_well came up with a fun photo series by setting up his camera to make it look like statues were taking selfies. Aside from the staff giving you weird looks, it’s a funny way to bridge the past with the…

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Aug 8, 2014

Kobe Bryant vs Michael Jordan: Identical Plays

Kobe Bryant vs Michael Jordan: Identical Plays

A fantastic compilation that compares the near-identical plays of Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant, two of basketball’s legends.

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Aug 8, 2014

This is What a 3D Printed Saxophone Sounds Like

This is What a 3D Printed Saxophone Sounds Like

Olaf Diegel previews his incredible 3D printed alto sax design. The sax has 41 components excluding all the springs and screws. It is printed in nylon on a SLS machine and weighs less than a quarter of a real sax (575 grams vs 2.5 kg. A couple of the notes are slightly out of…

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Aug 8, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 278

The Shirk Report – Volume 278

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 25 IMAGES – Friday! |…

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Aug 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: Snow Covered Lamp on Mount Washington

Picture of the Day: Snow Covered Lamp on Mount Washington

Photograph by MOUNT WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY Website | Facebook | Prints available Seen here is a snow light at the summit of Mount Washington covered in a wavy pattern of rime ice. The photo was taken at sunrise and shows the incredible patterns the icy winds are capable of creating. Mount Washington is the highest…

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